Archive for July, 2016

BREAKING NEWS: Clinton Leads Trump in Latest Poll, 43% – 40%

BREAKING NEWS: Clinton Leads Trump in Latest Poll, 43% – 40%

The Morning Consult reports that Hillary Clinton is once again leading Donald Trump, 43% to 40%, in the presidential race after the recent Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Morning Consult reports that the former secretary of State leads the brash businessman, 43 […]

Statement From Correction Officers’ Benevolent Association President Elias Husamudeen

Statement From Correction Officers’ Benevolent Association President Elias Husamudeen

The below statement is attributable to Correction Officers’ Benevolent Association President Elias Husamudeen: “Whenever there is a national threat to police officers, anywhere in this country, the NY Police Department immediately responds by marshaling every resource available to secure the […]

by · July 31, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? July 31, 2016

Whose Birthday Is It? July 31, 2016

Peter Benenson (1921) Peter Benenson was an English lawyer who organized a letter-writing campaign in 1961 calling for amnesty for “prisoners of conscience.” His campaign resulted in the establishment of Amnesty International, a human-rights organization that works to combat violations […]

by · July 31, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: July 31, 2016

Quote of the Day: July 31, 2016

It wouldn’t do for us to have all our dreams fulfilled. We would be as good as dead if we had nothing left to dream about. L.M. Montgomery (1874-1942)

by · July 31, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: July 31, 2016

Word of the Day: July 31, 2016

atavism Definition: The reappearance of a characteristic in an organism after several generations of absence Synonyms: reversion Usage: Perhaps some deep-rooted atavism urges the wanderer back to lands which his ancestors left in the dim beginnings of history.

by · July 31, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Team Bronx (L to R) (Mike Massie, Max Makarczuk, Sheldon Rector and Harris Keane) were joined by PGA Professional, Nick Novak (2nd from the left).

Disabled Vets Tee Up At PGA REACH ‘Secretary’s Cup’

Military Veterans with Disabilities Tee-it-Up at “Secretary’s Cup,” 9-Hole Golf Match Prior to 2016 PGA Championship Week   PGA REACH, the charitable foundation of the PGA of America, hosted the inaugural “Secretary’s Cup,” on Sunday, July 24th at Fiddler’s Elbow […]

by · July 31, 2016 · Military, News, Sports, Veterans
Matters of Faith: Booted, Suited and Ready for the Battlefield

Matters of Faith: Booted, Suited and Ready for the Battlefield

Booted, Suited And Ready For The Battlefield! Reverend J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv. Romans 13:11-14 11 And do this, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep; for now our salvation is nearer than […]

by · July 31, 2016 · Matters of Faith, Religion
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Profile America: July Mail Call

In July 1963, the postal service introduced the ZIP code to help speed mail service.

by · July 31, 2016 · History, Profile America
The Orphaned American Voter in 2016

The Orphaned American Voter in 2016

The Orphaned American Voter in 2016 Uchenna Ekwo, Center for Media & Peace Initiatives  July 29, 2016 With the 2016 conventions of the Democratic Party and the Republican Party over, the stage is set for the full campaign season for […]

by · July 30, 2016 · News, Politics
Futility to Score: Mets May Have No Remedy

Futility to Score: Mets May Have No Remedy

Friday night ended in another loss to the Rockies.

by · July 30, 2016 · Sports
Whose Birthday Is It? July 30, 2016

Whose Birthday Is It? July 30, 2016

Emily Brontë (1818) Sister of writers Charlotte and Anne Brontë, Emily Brontë was an English author who is most famous for her novel Wuthering Heights, a highly imaginative story of passion and hatred set on the Yorkshire moors. Emily’s unusual […]

by · July 30, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: July 30, 2016

Quote of the Day: July 30, 2016

Though I am an old horse, and have seen and heard a great deal, I never yet could make out why men are so fond of this sport; they often hurt themselves, often spoil good horses, and tear up the […]

by · July 30, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: July 30, 2016

Word of the Day: July 30, 2016

emetic Definition: (noun) An agent that causes vomiting Synonyms: nauseant Usage: She was highly allergic to dairy products; pizza gave her a stomachache, and ice cream was a virtual emetic.

by · July 30, 2016 · Bulletin Board
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Profile America: Medicare Anniversary 

On this day 50 years ago, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Social Security Amendments, which established Medicare and Medicaid.

In Aftermath of 421-a Demise, Bronx Leads the Boroughs in First Half of 2016

In Aftermath of 421-a Demise, Bronx Leads the Boroughs in First Half of 2016

The number of residential permits issued by the New York City Department of Buildings (DOB) dropped by more than half in the 12 months after the demise of the 421-a program but remained roughly on par with the annual numbers […]

by · July 29, 2016 · Breaking News, Housing, News